Residents escape house fire through bedroom window

NICHOLS, SC (WMBF) – A home in Nichols was damaged after flames erupted overnight.

Fire crews received the call around 3:30 a.m. Thursday and rushed to the home on the 2000 block of Housand Loop in Nichols.

Two people in the home were able to escape through a bedroom window during the blaze.

Horry County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Leslie Yancey says the fire was an accident and started in the living room of the home, which suffered "extensive damage."

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